Apps for Libraries

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A compilation of articles and sites related to the use of computer and mobile applications by libraries for use in outreach, productivity, and everything else.

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Tiggly - Interactive toys and iPad learning apps for toddlers and preschoolers Learning Apps For Toddlers, Interactive Toys, Assistive Technology, Toddler Preschool, Mobile Application, Libraries, The Fosters, Conference, Charlotte

Tiggly

Tiggly makes interactive toys and iPad learning apps for preschoolers & toddlers. Do you see a triangle on the screen? Match the shape, and start learning.

"Weekly Innovation: Paper Notebooks That Become Digital Files" Analog vs. Bujo, Beautiful Notebooks, Innovation Design, Business Innovation, Cool Books, Worlds Of Fun, Science And Technology, Service Design, Geek Stuff

Mod - A paper notebook that syncs to the cloud.

Order yours for just $25 http://bit.ly/modnotebooks Includes digitization, the app, and return shipping.

Scan your books' ISBNs to view the Guided Reading, Grade Level Equivalent, DRA, and Lexile levels/measures for the book. Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Lexile, Reading Levels, Mobile Application, Book Lists, The Book, Libraries, Announcement

Find reading levels fast and digitally manage your library of books!

Scan your books' ISBNs to view the Guided Reading, Grade Level Equivalent, DRA, and Lexile levels/measures for the book. Perfect for educators and parents.

"Instalibrary: The (Un)Uses of Instagram in Libraries" - teamsocialblog.wordpress.com, 2012. Mobile Application, Social Networks, Libraries, Wordpress, Apps, Instagram, App, Book Shelves, Social Media

Instalibrary: The (un)uses of Instagram in libraries

Instagram is a unique social networking site that allows users to take, enhance and share photos with friends and followers on the Instagram network. Instagram was launched in Apple’s app store in…

How better to use a photo sharing app than to take pics of your books? Tempt patrons by creating snazzy pics of your new release or most popular book wall. Book Wall, Most Popular Books, Mobile Photos, Mobile Application, Libraries, Apps, Instagram, Boss, App

9 Ways to Use Instagram for Your Library

How better to use a photo sharing app than to take pics of your books? Tempt patrons by creating snazzy pics of your new release or most popular book wall.

Vine and Web-based Library Instruction Mobile Application, Libraries, Vines, Apps, Base, App, Book Shelves, Arbors, Vitis Vinifera

Vine and Web-based Library Instruction

Imagine webpages that contain brief recursive videos, each one serving a different purpose for library instruction. Interested? The versatility of Vines is perhaps its most important feature. Vines, by virtue of being six seconds long and looped, may be a middle ground between more effective image capture (Mestre, 2012) and more popular video-based instruction that too often taxes short-term memory (Oud, 2009). A series of Vines allows more advanced users to skip over the redundant, and…

"Vine Offers Boundless Creativity for Libraries; Have you Heard?" - article by Robert Mitchell for mattanderson.org, 2013. Video Capture, Mobile Application, Libraries, Vines, Creativity, Apps, Social Media, Blog, Blogging

Vine Offers Boundless Creativity for Libraries; Have You Heard? - Blog - mattanderson.org

Vine has been generating a great deal of buzz recently. The iOS app (owned by Twitter) has many users tinkering with the six second video capture see what it can do—both personally and professionally. We would be remiss if we … Read more »

Vine for Libraries: Tutorials for Patrons Mobile Application, Libraries, Vines, Apps, Tutorials, Boss, App, Book Shelves, Arbors

Vine for Libraries: 6-second Tutorials for Patrons

I recently enjoyed Robert Mitchell's post Vine Offers Boundless Creativity for Libraries , which rounds up some ways libraries have begun us...

Use Wordfoto app for library genre signs. Tons more here under CC licensing. Library Signage, Library App, Library Bulletin Boards, Library Lessons, Library Ideas, School Library Displays, Middle School Libraries, Elementary Library, Library Organization

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Explore tamara_cox1's photos on Flickr. tamara_cox1 has uploaded 160 photos to Flickr.

40 Great Apps for Mobile Reference and Outreach American Libraries Magazine Mobile phone apps School Library Lessons, Middle School Libraries, Elementary Library, Public Libraries, Library App, Library Ideas, Teacher Librarian, Teacher Apps, Great Apps

Librarians Richard Le and Thomas Duffy, Jr have created a list of 50 useful apps for Librarians. View their presentation or their handout for the full list: http://50apps.weebly.com/